One of the three possible ways to read a nucleotide sequence in DNA, depending on whether reading starts with the first, second, or third base in a triplet.
- Reading frame, open
A portion of DNA that occurs between a start codon and a termination codon which can potentially be translated into a protein Abbreviated ORF.
- Reading retardation
Reading retardation means impaired ability to read. Reading retardation is an impairment that may, for example, reflect mental retardation or cultural deprivation. Reading retardation is different from dyslexia, a specific reading disability due to a defect in the brain’s (higher cortical) processing of graphic symbols; in other words, dyslexia is a learning disability that alters […]
A substance that is used to produce a chemical reaction that allows researchers to detect, measure, produce, or change other substances.
The reversal of response upon withdrawal of a stimulus.
- Rebound effect
The production of increased negative symptoms when the effect of a drug has passed or the patient no longer responds to the drug. If a drug produces a rebound effect, the condition it was used to treat may come back even stronger when the drug is discontinued or loses effectiveness.